The Kindle Voyage [$199.00], nicknamed "the best eBook reader ever" is a premium eBook reader with an e-ink 200 PPI display. The Voyage has great visibility in all conditions and battery life of about 6 weeks.
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Pro Non-reflective glass for outside reading
The Voyage's display has micro etched glass that eliminates glare and is meant to give a more pleasant tactile feel.
Pro Light sensor adjusts screen brightness based on amount of light in environment
The Kindle Voyage gradually changes screen brightness based on how bright or dark the reading conditions are. This enables users to read material in any environment from a dark room to outside in the sun. This feature can also be adjusted manually.
Pro 300 PPI screen for a more clear display
Kindle Voyage has a 6" 300 PPI screen. 300 PPI is currently the highest pixel density screen for ereaders.
Pro Battery life lasts multiple weeks with normal usage
Because of the e-ink screen, the Kindle Voyage's battery is only used up when the page is turned. On average, if the Voyage is used for 30 minutes per day, the battery will last for six weeks.
Pro 7.6mm thin
The Kindle Voyage is 1.5mm thinner than its predecessor, Kindle Paperwhite.
The Kindle Voyage has a new function for its backlight called "Nightlight". What this does is gradually lower the backlight brightness in a dark room as the readers eyes get more accustomed to being in darkness. This makes reading even less of an eye strain (when in a dark room) and also may conserve some battery life.
Pro Built in frontlight
Pro Huge content selection
Amazon has the top ranked online bookstore, giving their users access to more titles than the competition.
Pro Very light
The Kindle Voyage weighs 6.3 ounces, 1 ounce less than the previous generation.
Pro Pressure sensitive pads allow for effortless page turning
On each side of the Kindle Voyage, pressure sensitive areas are embedded into the bezel so pages can be turned either direction without lifting a finger. Once the pressure sensitive pad is activated, it gives tactile feedback. This tactile feedback can be lowered or raised (3 settings total) depending on the users preference.
Pro Built-in dictionary
A feature called Word Wise gives a brief definition of a highlighted word.
Pro Free access to over 350,000 titles for Amazon Prime members
Pro Family Library allows family members exchange ebooks
Despite being on different accounts, family members may now lend ebooks to each other.
Pro May be jailbroken for extra features
Due to its popularity, the Kindle is a popular target for jailbreaking, which allows users to do things like change the screensaver. Thought the Voyage has not been jailbroken yet without opening up the device, it should soon have an easier method.
Con Ad-free version costs $20 more
With "special offers" enabled, the Kindle Voyage displays an Amazon ad on the home screen at all times and displays an ad when the screen is turned off.
Though with a little prodding Amazons CS may move over a users special offers removal from an older device to the newer one.
Con Does not support the EPUB e-book format
Unfortunately, Amazon Kindle readers lack support for the EPUB file format.
Con Impossible to turn backlight completely off
While it may not be noticeable to all users the backlight can not actually be turned completely off, so in a dark room light will be able to be seen emanating from the screen.